Plans, develops, establishes, evaluates and refines the processes through which SXP manufactures its products. Represents and safeguards SXP interests while ensuring its processes are established to meet the metallurgical and product quality requirements of its customers and regulatory agencies.
Defining the SXP manufacturing process to efficiently meet all required industry and customer requirements
Process metallurgy development, definition and support
Guiding all external technically-related discussions with SXP customers
Primary responsibility for defining the manufacturing process to meet customer requirements and creation of process routers
Engineering reviews of customer inquiries, orders and requirements including management of the SXP process to review external specifications.
Establishes the manufacturing and inspection processes required to ensure compliance with customer requirements.
Primary facilitator of all customer contact for process metallurgy, inspection technology and application, process definition.
Supports Operations and QC Supervisor(s) to develop in-process and final inspection processes to detect and resolve nonconformities at the earliest stage possible.
Assists the organization to establish metrics, collect and analyze data to highlight improvement opportunities to reduce scrap and rework, improve yield and improve customer satisfaction. Maintains a pipeline of projects to drive optimization in rework, yield and process efficiency, while continuing to maintain all internal and external product quality requirements.
Responsible for defining and managing all process and product qualification programs
Works with all areas of the plant in the writing and use of work instructions, documentation of processes, and in the training of employees in support of maintaining a competent workforce.
Develops, trains and deploys the latest problem-solving approaches to support company process improvement goals.
Conducts interviews, makes hiring/firing decisions and recommendations for wages. Conducts competency assessments and performance evaluations and issues discipline and improvement plans for subordinate employees.
Completes various other assignments and duties as assigned.
Must understand and follow requirements of SXP QMS and EHS system.
Education and Experience
Engineering Degree required in field of Metallurgical Engineering required; training in metallurgical related field required. Candidates with degrees from other engineering disciplines may be considered who demonstrate adequate relevant experience and training.
Ten years' heavy manufacturing experience required in metals-related field, preferably with prior experience in the extrusion or mechanical working of nickel based super alloys and/or stainless steel.
5-7 years' experience in a leadership role is required.
Computer literacy is a requirement.
Ability to interface with any person in the organization.
Organizational skills and attention to detail are critical.
Reliable attendance and good communication skills are essential.
Ability to work in a high-pressure environment.
Ability to work flexible hours as required, including weekends and holidays
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.
Precision Castparts Corporation